Well, it’s been awhile since I posted on here but I haven’t been idle… I found this tealight holder in a charity shop and decided to make it a bit more interesting. I don’t know what wood this is; looks … Continue reading
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Hey all, here’s a new carving, based on a Papua New Guinea ancestor figure. Crocodiles feature heavily in New Guinea art and are considered to be important spirit figures. Some tribes even celebrate a crocodile as the creator of their … Continue reading
Tagged ancestor figure, Ancestor spirit, Beech, Carvings, ceremonial, crocodile, oceania, Oceanic, Papua New Guinea, tiki, upcycled
Hi All, here are a couple of relief carvings I made last year. They are based on Papua New Guinea Spirit boards and war shields. Spirit boards or Gope boards are magical objects used in tribal rituals such as the … Continue reading
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Tagged ancestor figure, Ancestor spirit, Carvings, ceremonial, Gope Board, magic charm, oceania, Oceanic, Papua New Guinea, shield, Spirit Board, tiki, upcycled